Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian


The London based Guardian newspaper alleges that a 29-year-old American working as a contractor for the National Security Agency is acting as its source of leaks on the U.S. government’s surveillance programs.

Man behind NSA spy program leaks revealed by The Guardian -global-annal

The newspaper said that it is revealing Edward Snowden’s identity only after he himself requested it.

Snowden has reportedly said  “I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong.”

The Guardian told that Snowden is now in Hong Kong and that he is hoping  to get asylum in Iceland. The NSA has filed a criminal report with the Justice Department in relation to the leaks asking for an investigation to take place.

Source: Latimes, Theguardian, CNN

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

A multi-talented media professional with diverse experience spanning across journalism (digital and broadcast), management consultancy and documentary filmmaking. Worked for the leading newspaper (the Times of India) and news broadcaster (NDTV India) on their web portal, feature stories, shooting, scripting, programming and editing broadcast news. A creative mindset focused on executing new-age strategic communication initiatives with all its corresponding elements (clear and coherently written key messages, social media marketing and multimedia content) to ensure effective target audience impressions. Also, worked on several primary and secondary market research projects (Market Feasibility Study) for business expansion into new markets.

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